What makes ISO wine tasting glasses so popular?


  • The 21.5cl ISO tasting glass is recognised worldwide as the standard shape for wine tasting.
  • They are used all over the World by wine connoisseurs, vineyards, sommeliers and merchants.
  • The glass is big enough to allow you to swirl the wine and there's plenty of room to nose the wine too.

What are ISO wine tasting glasses?

ISO Wine Tasting GlassesInternational Standards Organisation or ISO wine glasses are recognised internationally as the standard design for wine tasting. The rounded bowl and narrow sides allow the wine to be swirled easily without any spillage. The rim helps contain all the delightful aromas and enhances the appreciation.

These glasses are scientifically designed to be used across a broad range of wine styles. You can sample all wines from just one glass- ingenious!

ISO wine tasting glasses are used for a professional, comfortable and confident wine tasting experience. Wine tasting is a demanding activity and therefore needs the appropriate glassware.

Why are ISO wine tasting glasses so popular?

We could list a thousand reasons why these glasses are so popular however we thought we should only mention the top reasons [contact us for more]:

  • High resistance to breakage.
  • Ultra clear glass – allow the wine to simply shine through. Great for recording wine colour observations.
  • Reinforced stem anti-abrasion.
  • The easy to hold stem prevents your hands from warming the wine.
  • Dishwasher safe – we know this is an extremely popular reason as it saves the time spent washing glasses by hand!
  • Suitable for red, white, champagne and sparkling wines as well as fortified and distilled wines.
  • Popular with restaurants, wine professionals and merchants.
  • These glasses can withstand to over 2,000 cycles, quality remains.
  • Suitable for a wide range of events including wine tasting parties, wine merchant events, restaurant openings, sample tasting in store, wine tasting at home etc.

The Luigi Bormioli ISO type wine tasting glasses (21.5cl) are recognised as the standard size for wine tastings. We do offer a good variety of different sizes other than 21.5cl; please browse all of our tasting glasses here.

Who uses ISO wine tasting glasses?

ISO wine tasting glasses are used around the world by wine merchants, professionals and pubs, bars and restaurants. They are ideal for all types of wine tastings, courses and events. ISO wine glasses are also available for glass hire. If you require any further information please call us on 01903 786148.

Wine tasting accessories

We have a fantastic selection of wine accessories to complete your wine tasting event or course. Choose from wine journal wine label removers, sommelier service apron, wine spittoon, wine log, wine bottle tasting sleeves, wine taster and more. Please feel free to browse all of our products here.
 Wine Accessories

Contact us

If have any questions or queries regarding ISO wine tasting glasses or any other product then please pick up the phone and call us (01903 786148). We are always happy to hear from you and will do our utmost to give you a satisfactory answer.

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